Modern Quilt Workshops and Books

Slow CurvesWelcome!

And thank you for visiting my online home where I explore the wonderful world of madly modern quilts.

I am a modern quilt designer, teacher and author.  I am deeply in love with the freedom and creativity that modern quilting offers quilters of any level and any type.  The world of modern quilting embraces the deep and rich history of traditional quilting–we honor the women and men who forged the path for us.

Today, we call ourselves many things–sewists, contemporary quilters, modern quilters, modern traditional quilters…..and sew on and sew on…smile…

It doesn’t matter what you call yourself or your quilts.  The main thing is to grab that fabric, find a pattern that you love or create one of your own and start sewing!

Madly Modern Quilts
Madly Modern Quilts by Carole Lyles Shaw. Available from
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Parisian Curves–pattern and workshop by Carole Lyles Shaw


Please explore my website where you’ll find lots of information about me, including:

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Fractured Disappearing 9 Patch — pattern and workshop by Carole Lyles Shaw
MidCentury Modern Curve–pattern and workshop by Carole Lyles Shaw

Madly Modern Flamingo MiniQuilt–pattern and workshop by Carole Lyles Shaw

Show Me Your Workshop Quilt Finishes!



More Student Work!

Have you used one of my patterns to make a quilt?  I would love to see it and post it here on my website.  Contact me HERE and I’ll email you to get a photo.

Student Work by Nancy W. Beautifully quilted version of the Tropical Garden Slow Curves Quilt.

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Students from my Fibonacci Quilt Workshop

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